• Villa Rosa, Sri Lanka

About Villa Rosa, Kandy

About Villa Rosa, Kandy

Despite being less than 10 minutes from the centre of Kandy, this charming hotel could not be further from the hustle and bustle of the city. Perched on a hillside high above the Mahaweli River, the Villa Rosa boasts panoramic views over the river and the surroundings mountains. The villa has a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, and the 10 spacious rooms are simple yet comfortable with large balconies from which to admire the vistas.  

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A small, friendly hotel with a relaxed atmosphere.


Situated on a steep hillside overlooking the Mahaweli River, less than 10 minutes from the centre of Kandy.

Accommodation & Facilities

The Villa Rosa has 10 spacious guest rooms, all simply yet comfortably furnished and overlooking either the hotel gardens or the river. This includes a honeymoon suite with a rooftop garden and family suite with two bedrooms connected by a private corridor. Most of the rooms have a large private balcony or veranda where guests can relax and take in the views. The hotel also features a small restaurant and lounge area, a library and a Wellness Hut offering treatments such as steam baths and massages. A tuk tuk shuttle service is available for guests wishing to use the swimming pool at the nearby Citadel Hotel, or head into the city. 


The hotel restaurant serves traditional Sri Lankan cuisine, with a selection of fragrant curries which varies from day to day, or more European style dishes. 


Villa Rosa is conveniently located a short tuk tuk ride away from the centre of Kandy, home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Temple of the Tooth and the famous botanical gardens. It is also a great base from which to explore the surrounding tea plantations or the historic sites of the Cultural Triangle, such as the Sigiriya Rock Fortress or the Dambulla Cave Temple. 

Child Policy

Children welcome.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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